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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 057-96
February 28, 1996

No. 057-P:02/28/96:Secretary of Defense William Perry will

Secretary of Defense William Perry will officiate and speak at the change of command ceremony for the United States Special Operations Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., Thursday, February 29 at 11:20 a.m. EST. Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. John Shalikashvili will also make brief remarks at the change of command ceremony where Gen. H. Hugh Shelton will take charge of the command from retiring Gen. Wayne A. Downing.

Media interested in covering the change of command should contact George Grimes, USSOCOM public affairs, (813) 828-4600.